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Old 06-14-2013, 06:52 AM   #19
mka OP
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the drugs aren't working anymore.................................aaaahhhhhh hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.......................help..... ....................
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back to trip...................headed out and south over Erskine bridge again...............dry and a bit sunny............mighty...........
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I had to make it back to cairnryan to get afternoon ferry to Belfast................so easy run down and bit of sightseeing and such
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cool yellow stone houses.....in fact whole towns it seems used this stone................looks really good
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passed through towns with great names like....lochwinnoch and kilbirnie..........!!
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eventually made it to Ayr and by then once more riding on the fumes of the fumes of petrol...lucky not to run out............too chancy this way of going..!!!
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stopped at this abbey too.....on road to ferry land..........!!
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and without the metal lump..
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no I didn't pay the fee to look closer at this ruin.............I just wanted to stop awhile as these roads had speed cameras to calculate average speeds..........so needs must !!
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stopped again in Girvan - not a major tourist town............but it did have a marina thing..
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and in the background some boatbuilding and boat repair...
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out in the water is a huge nipple rock thing.....really impressive from every angle......it's called Ailsa Craig I think....see in the distance..
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a few arty farty pics.............I know its all bollox but they were on my camera phone and no one else would look at them, so apologies, you can fly past them...
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the road was in great condition for what I think would be very busy...........and mother of god it had scenery to spare............
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this is where I was heading...
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and this is the way I had come.......
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Scotland - you have much to shout about..........mega scenery...good people.....amazing history......incredible architecture........and you can eat while you ride too...........!!!
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I was maggoty with the hunger by now and not easy to find an eatery.......but eventually I found one.........in a garden centre........!!!!
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place called Grainegorm Garden Shop............!!!!
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quick easy and no messin
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easy run on into Cairnryan ferrport....parked up.............and into fancy new waiting area.........
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no more I'll be in bonnie Scotland, no more, no more............adieu....!!
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thank you Scotland, thank you for your kindness, for your beauty, for keeping me between the ditches, for keeping a roof over my head and for keeping my belly full...!!!
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thank you...go rath maith agat agus slan.......
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gotta go now......more to follow..............the ride west, into the light.........into the west...........into the...
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